Tag Archives: Matter

02Aug/20

H2-WHOA: Dehydration warning as nine out of ten Brits not drinking enough water, despite UK heatwave according to Actiph Water research

90% of Brits drink less than 2 litres of water a day, according to new research carried out by alkaline water brand Actiph, with 1 in 10 drinking no water at all.
The research also showed the nation is instead reaching for highly acidic beverages such as coffee and energy drinks.
With temperatures set to soar in the UK, these shocking figures reveal millions of Brits are risking dehydration during the impending heatwave. Read more

20Mar/17

Most valuable cut diamond ever to be auctioned

LONDON, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (MARCH 20, 2017) (REUTERS) – A 59.60-carat diamond known as “The Pink Star” is returning to auction next month and could fetch a record $60 million, three years since it was sold for even more – only for the buyer to pull out of the deal. The diamond was presented by Sotheby’s in London ahead of the auction in Hong Kong on April 4.
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21Jan/17

Hot air balloons color Switzerland Sky

The Annual hot air balloon festival kicks off in the Swiss city of Chateau d’Oex
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10Dec/16

Tree pulp in mayo? Nanocellulose research gathers pace

Nanocellulose and lignin, derived from wood fibers, are on the verge of becoming available in larger commercial quantities, bringing the possibility of replacing a range of oil-based products with more environmental friendly alternatives. Roselle Chen reports. Continue reading

12Feb/16

Ocean research with a gentle touch

Researchers are developing soft robotic tools for underwater research. The pressure-driven systems will allow marine biologists to examine delicate sea life without harming it. Ben Gruber reports.
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25Jul/15

Gas inhalation kills eight with over 100 hospitalised in Nigeria’s Jos

Eight people killed and over 100 hospitalised after inhaling chlorine gas following an explosion at a water treatment plant in Jos, a city in central Nigeria.
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04May/15

Oxygen-deprived dead zones found in the Atlantic Ocean

Atlantic Ocean (Next Media) – Researchers of the GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel in Germany have discovered unexpectedly low oxygen dead zones traveling inside 100-mile-long eddies of swirling water across the Atlantic Ocean. Their discovery was published in the journal, Biogeosciences.
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13Apr/15

Liquid metal discovery paves way for shape-shifting robots

Scientists in China produce droplets of liquid metal that can change shape and move of their own accord, bringing researchers a step closer to creating a “Terminator-style” shape-shifting robot. Matthew Stock reports.
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